Simply once we assume there aren’t any extra pizzerias on the town, a brand new house arrives to trigger a stir and show as soon as once more that we’re incorrect. Two openings just lately enlivened São Paulo’s meals scene: Paul’s Boutique, which debuted in February, and Vito’s pizza, which opened its doorways in April. Each guess on the decision New York modelthat’s, New York model of serving pizzas by the piecethat right here is nothing new – beginning with the bakeries, which have been providing their slices on the counter for a while – however that does not have many representatives to match it.
Showcase of the brand new Vito’s; the pizzas are supplied by the slice. Picture: Alex Silva / Estadão
The etiquette in these pizzerias is obvious: select your favourite topping from the choices within the window, place your order on the counter and wait to your slice to warmth up within the electrical oven. Sit someplace and eat together with your arms, no frills.
Benefiting from the hustle and bustle of this information – and tomorrow (10) it’s pizza day -, with these and different good pizzerias that promote, let’s make an itinerary pizza by the slice in San Paolo. Along with the representatives of the North American model (whose rounds attain 50 centimeters in diameter, producing very giant slices), the highlights are the addresses that guess on Roman pizzawhich is rectangular – and in addition offered by the piece.
Pizzeria Da Mooca
You see, it’s “Da Mooca”, however, in actual fact, it’s situated in Pinheiros. And there is nothing there both New York modelhowever the home pizza, which is rectangular, can be supplied by the piece – o to the minimize, as they are saying in Italy. Very fashionable within the streets of Rome, one of these pizza is ready on giant pans and has a barely thicker crust than what we’re used to right here. Featured, traditional toppings, similar to mozzarella and margherita, share the area with home innovations, similar to Calabronx (R $ 12), which incorporates artisanal salami, mozzarella, pink onion, and basil in an Italian tomato sauce. Portuguese is invoked: it takes ham, mozzarella, peas, pink onion, comfortable egg, black pepper and fleur de sel in béchamel. The scale of the slice is as much as you.
The place: R. Fradique Coutinho, 154, Pinheiros. 3062-0422. 16: 00/22: 00 (Fri and Sat. 16: 00/23: 00).
The oblong pizzas of the pizzeria Da Mocca Pizza Store. Picture: Helvio Romero / Estadão
One other Roman consultant on the town. The oblong pizzas, with a thicker crust (to illustrate they appear to be focaccia), are already sliced on show within the store window. You select the style and so they heat up instantly – within the meantime discover a place on the charming sidewalk, outfitted with deckchairs and low tables, to sit down down. Among the many toppings, the spotlight is the asparagus with brie and honey (R $ 16).
The place: R. Lisboa, 579, Cerqueira César. 18: 00 / midnight (Saturday 13: 00 / midnight; Solar 16: 00/22: 00; closed on Monday).
Beneath the management of pizza chef Paul Cho (previously Bráz Elettrica) and two different companions, the home is without doubt one of the new representatives of the so-called American pizza within the metropolis. The spherical ones, that are displayed within the window, are supplied by the slice (amongst different issues, a girl’s slice), which should be eaten with the arms – the client orders on the counter and the workers warms the items on the spot. The naturally fermented dough is agency, skinny and crunchy and helps a modest however ample layer of filling. Those that want can full with additional substances, charged individually. The rim is excessive, blistered, and goes very nicely with ranch dressing, which is offered individually. There are six fastened flavors of pizza, plus the chef’s suggestion of the day. If you wish to get away from the normal mozzarella (R $ 11), margherita (R $ 13) and pepperoni (R $ 14), go for the spicy one, with tomato sauce, mozzarella, pepperoni, jalapeño pickles and spiced honey MBee, or corn, with sauce , lemon cream, mozzarella, candy corn, parmesan, basil and black pepper (each R $ 15).
The place: R.Dr. Renato Paes de Barros, 167, Itaim Bibi. 12: 00/23: 00.
The corn pizza with lemon cream, by Paul’s Boutique. Picture: Daniel Teixeira / Estadão
Since 1971 it has been one of many busiest corners of Mooca, particularly on Sunday evenings. Though the room welcomes households nicely, it’s on the counter, the place the pizzas are supplied by the slice, the place the frenetic motion of shoppers takes place and the chrome steel pans, which come out and in with the spherical ones from the range. There are greater than 40 flavors, from the traditional mozzarella, Portuguese and anchovies, to the extra imaginative ones, such because the model that makes use of filet mignon baits. The thicker dough is crunchy, excellent to eat together with your arms, and the filling, beneficiant, receives plenty of olives, the proper emotional reminiscence of the traditional San Paolo pizza. Make a small area there, select your slice of pizza and anticipate it to return again heated from the oven.
The place: R. Sapucaia, 527, Belenzinho. (11) 2692-5230. 11: 00/15: 00 and 18: 00/23: 30 (6:00 and Saturday, till midnight; 14: 6/23: 30). Supply by iFood
Paulistano likes to say that Cariocas do not know tips on how to make pizza – nicely, on this case, it was a series in Rio de Janeiro that was one of many first to guess, in 2018, on the North American model of serving pizzas in São Paulo. At Pinheiros the ready-made pizzas on show have excessive and comfortable edges and just a little sauce on the very crunchy backside. Topping choices embody each the extra conventional New York – mozzarella (R $ 13.90), margherita and pepperoni -, in addition to Sao Paulo’s pizza classics, such because the Portuguese one, which has mozzarella, ham, quail eggs, black olives and pink onion and hen with cream cheese (R $ 14.90).
The place: R. Virgilio de Carvalho Pinto, 245, Pinheiros. 18: 00/23: 00 (Fri to Solar 18: 00 / 0h; closed on Mondays).
Showcase of the Vezpa pizzeria, in Pinheiros. Picture: Gabriela Biló / Stadium
The American model is rooted within the soul of the home: you possibly can see it, even the brick facade and the glass door are harking back to these of the well-known New York pizzerias, which promote pizza by the slice. Within the window of the brand new Vito’s – formally inaugurated in April -, the 5 flavors of pizza are displayed, ready for the order: mozzarella (R $ 14), marguerita (R $ 16), pepperoni (R $ 17), suprema (R $ 18), with mozzarella, pepperoni, peppers, mushrooms and onions, and the white one, the one one which has no tomato sauce, and combines mozzarella, garlic paste, spinach and ricotta (R $ 15). The slice is big – think about the spherical is 50 centimeters in diameter – however you possibly can simply eat it together with your arms, because the pizza base is skinny and crunchy, but elastic sufficient to bend with out breaking, and the topping, average. Tip: order a small pot of marinara sauce (R $ 5) to suck the sting of the pizza on the finish.
The place: R.Dr. Melo Alves, 293, Cerqueira Cesar. 11: 00/23: 00 (closed on Mondays).
Slice of Vito’s new peppers. Picture: Alex Silva / Estadão